WIGELSWORTH (nee Landals)

Wigelsworth, Hazel Sutherland passed away into the presence of her Lord after a brief illness on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at home, Abbotsford, BC. Hazel was 86 years. She was predeceased by her husband Maurice of 63 years in 2009. She leaves behind her son Robert (Linda), daughters Bonnie (Ian) and Christa (Bruce). She has (4) grand-children Jeffrey, Craig, Brett and Lauren; (3) great grandchildren Daniel, Megan and James. She was predeceased by her parents, (1) sister and (3) brothers. Hazel was born July 9, 1924, in Lougheed, AB. Her family moved to Edmonton when she was just four years old and remained living there until the war when she moved with her parents to Jasper, AB. Hazel and Maurice were married in the little white United Church in Jasper and then moved back to Edmonton. With Maurice’s job in the oil industry they did move around, they spent a total of 15 years in Edson, AB where they enjoyed the outdoor activities and surrounding areas and eventually moved in 1976 to Abbotsford, BC where they enjoyed its mild climate and all it had to offer. Hazel was quite in involved in her children’s lives as they grew up but she also enjoyed curling, reading and doing service work with the Eastern Star. She had a tremendous group of friends in Abbotsford. She enjoyed playing Mahjong, going to the Old Age Pensioners (which she is a life member), lunches and other social activities which kept her very busy. A Memorial Service will be held at Mount Lehman United Church located at 6256 Mount Lehman Road, Abbotsford, BC on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 1:00 pm. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends in the surrounding community and abroad. In lieu of flower please make donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Mount Lehman United Church. Tributes and condolences may be left at:


Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534

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